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[New York] Careless smoking causes fire that hurts 13 in NYC

The Fire Department of New York says careless smoking caused a weekend fire in the city's historic Little Italy neighborhood that hurt 13 people. The fire Saturday morning tore through Angelo's of Mulberry Street and apartments above it. The restaurant o
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2018 14:30
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The historical denormalisation of smoking

Twitter
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Australia] Vapers risk hefty fines as WA considers new vaping laws

Inquiries by The West Australian have found widespread use of liquid nicotine, despite its supply and use being banned in Australia. Under WA’s Medicines and Poisons Act, people can be fined $45,000 for possessing the product but many users are either u
West Australian (au)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Ireland] 'If I can't smoke on the bus, I'll walk' - how smoking was banned on Dublin Bus 30 years ago

This day 30 years ago smoking was banned on Dublin Bus. Shay Healy took to the 48A for RTÉ to gauge opinion and he encountered several passengers who were furious at the 'nanny state' intervention.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Alaska] Senate proposes smoke-free workplaces

Senate Bill 63, a bill that proposes to extend the ban on smoking in workplaces, has made its way to the House Rules Committee. It has already passed through the Senate and is currently sitting in the committee to be considered for the floor vote.
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Does smoking cause acne?

Smoker’s acne, or acne that comes directly from smoking a cigarette, has been studied extensively... So, does smoking cause acne? There’s no definitive answer from science (yet), but smoking does play a huge role in the overall health of your skin — and
Metro International
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Kentucky] GOULSON: Cigarette tax increase will improve the health of Kentuckians

KentuckyOne Health encourages regular screenings to help detect heart disease, as well as lung cancer, early-on, because we know early detection goes a long way to enhancing treatment. While Kentuckians can find out about screening opportunities at all o
The Lane Report
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Kentucky] 'I beat breast cancer - but the treatment side effects nearly killed me': High-flying lawyer, politician and farmer, 52, describes agonizing her battle with lymphedema

Harrod also takes care of herself, keeping in shape, eating organic, and never smoking ('Not in a million years!' she says, despite tending to the tobacco farm that's been passed down through her family).
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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Now That Pot Is Legal, Should You Worry About Secondhand Smoke? California Scientist Says Yes

A visible haze of pot smoke rose above the audience. “People in front of me started lighting up and then other people started lighting up. And for a few naive split seconds I was thinking to myself, ‘Hey, they can’t smoke in the AT&T Park! I’m sure that
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Iowa] Investigators blame smoking materials for fatal fire

Cedar Rapids Fire Department investigators on Tuesday said the smoking materials ignited a chair inside the apartment, causing the Saturday morning fire. When firefighters entered the apartment, they found 57-year-old Thomas Jones inside, near the chair
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2018 14:28
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